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Silversmith Black Lager - Silversmith Brewing Co.

Silversmith Black LagerSilversmith Black Lager

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84
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14 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 8.63%


Brewed by:
Silversmith Brewing Co. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 10-29-2012)
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Reviews by hopsolutely:
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked this bottle up at the "brewery" yesterday - a beautifully re-purposed church in Virgil that will be the site of future brewing after the tanks get installed later this year. Have thoroughly enjoyed this beer on tap at several Kitchener & Stratford establishments and wanted to visit/support the new brewery.

Unfortunately, much prefer the mouthfeel of this beer on draught as this bottle strikes me as thinner and less carbonated than I’d choose. Still pours an attractive near-black, albeit with a limited coffee-coloured head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of roasted dark malts with a bitter edge and a hint of anise. Not an element I'd ever noticed before, so it may be my imagination. Pleasantly complex flavour of dark malts with some chocolate tones, ending with a nicely dry finish. Definitely a decent black lager.

Think this beer will appeal to a wide audience and the brewery is likely to become a real attraction in the Niagara area. Congratulations, Silversmith!

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 22:05:25 | More by hopsolutely
More User Reviews:
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Cadbury

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

04-14-2014 11:49:04 | More by Cadbury
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

3.89/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Pours a dark cola brown with a finger of bubbly beige head.

Smell- Roasted malts, cocoa, hint of dark fruits, light earthy hops.

Taste- Roasted malts, moderate bitterness from the cocoa and light earthy hops, and a dollop of dark fruits.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light-to-moderate carbonation.

Overall - A pleasant schwarzbier with nice roasted malt flavours and earthy hop / cocoa bitterness that lasts well into the finish.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2014 03:51:33 | More by leaddog
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Rlombardi75

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.8%

12-06-2013 14:46:57 | More by Rlombardi75
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

10-20-2013 14:25:42 | More by liamt07
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-16-2013 10:57:58 | More by DaPan
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dipso123

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-14-2013 23:47:54 | More by dipso123
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Mr_Rocca

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

09-14-2013 16:26:02 | More by Mr_Rocca
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JG_McNaulty

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-11-2013 21:41:15 | More by JG_McNaulty
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deonreds

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

07-24-2013 07:03:20 | More by deonreds
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

07-22-2013 01:53:58 | More by fizzyted
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harveystarr

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

05-22-2013 00:27:31 | More by harveystarr
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BeerClubNiagara

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

03-16-2013 18:21:27 | More by BeerClubNiagara
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

So-so serviceable dark beer. shwartz. Enjoyed at Wvrst. Black bodied, with lots of lace. Like a nitro beer, as it is missing taste, kind of watered down sweet with licorice finish. A Basic roast taste, a more engaging taste. Would like more body. Still OK drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

10-29-2012 13:41:15 | More by Sammy
Silversmith Black Lager from Silversmith Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.